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Suicide car bomb kills 6 Afghan children

A suicide car adviser blew himself up abutting to a badge barter bringing a southern Afghan official to assignment aboriginal Monday, killing six accouchement nearby, admiral said.The bang went off at about 9 a.m. bounded time abreast a bazaar breadth in Dand commune to the west of Kandahar city, according to the official who was targeted, commune government arch Ahmadullah Nazak.I alone down. Then I heard a added explosion," Mr. Nazak said. "It hit our car, but it didn't abuse me.The Interior Ministry originally said bristles accouchement were dead in the blast, and Mr. Nazak said a sixth had died by aboriginal afternoon.A babysitter who was active with Mr. Nazak was wounded, he said.No one anon claimed albatross for the attack, admitting it fits the arrangement of Taliban attacks targeting government admiral in the south. As added U.S. armament accept caked into southern Taliban strongholds in Kandahar and Helmand provinces, insurgents accept army a countercampaign of bombings and assassinations aimed at those affiliated with the Afghan government.